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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

 Indochine... the name calls to mind the magical world of the Mekong, a blend of the Vietnamese ocean-oriented society, the charm of Laos and the magnificent Cambodian Khmer civilization.

You begin in Saigon where you can journey out into the Mekong Delta and then head to Hanoi via the charming town of Hoi An. From Hanoi, you fly to Luang Prabang and spend several days exploring this quaint Laotian city. Continuing to Vientiane, you then catch a flight to Cambodia. Your journey finishes in Siem Reap, exploring the temples of the Angkor Civilization.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, November, December
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 15 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
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Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts
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Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts

 This special trip blends the luxury of Rajasthan - its palaces, forts, and art – with the charm of the desert and the radiance of its people. Moreover, you have a chance to taste the rich culture of Delhi and Agra along the way.

Your program begins at the Imperial in Delhi. From here, you visit the Old City and get a sense of the religious and cultural diversity of the place. Next, you travel to Udaipur, with its lake, palaces and bustling old city, as well as its beautiful countryside. Crossing the desert, you head to Jodhpur and then on to Nagaur to enjoy the festival in the winter and the town in the fall.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, October
  • FROM: $5,995.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Vietnam and Loas: Ethnic Villages and Untraveled Roads
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Vietnam and Loas: Ethnic Villages and Untraveled Roads

 Travel across the border between Vietnam and Laos near Hanoi, visiting Muong and Thai villages along the way. Cross into Sam Neua Province in Laos, famous for its woven fabrics. Then head to the mysterious Plain of Jars, Laos's answer to Stonehenge, before turning towards Luang Prabang. From this charming city, you travel north to Luang Namtha and Muang Sing, home to Thai Lu, Thai Dam, H'mong, Lang Ten, and other ethnic groups. You can stay in local homes and charming boutique hotels, take a boat out on the Nam Ou and Mekong rivers and see the most adventurous side of Laos and Vietnam.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Laos, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: March, November
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 16 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands
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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands

 Enjoy the Sister's Meal Festival (Valentine's Day for the Miao) in April and the famous Lusheng Festival in November amid a kaleidoscope of colorful local ethnic groups. Wonder at the incredible artistry and detail of the textiles of the different Miao and Dong and other hill tribe villages in Guizhou, China's least traveled province. From batik to embroidery to jewelry, from festivals to daily life, this trip is an ethnologist, textile collector or designer's dream. Sit down with the villagers, learn their sewing and batik techniques, play with the children, enjoy the ceremonies and try out their delicious food. Your journey begins in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province. From Guiyang, you will travel to a series of Miao and Dong villagers, many rarely visited by westerners, before returning to Guiyang. Not only is this a journey of people and wonderful villages, but you can shop and shop and shop!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: China, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: April, October
  • FROM: $4350.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Myanmar Odyssey
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Myanmar Odyssey

Myanmar is a country caught in a time warp, isolated from the rest of the world for more than 30 years, and leaping precipitously into modernity. Each day new shops spring up. Modern hotels are under construction in every city. Restaurants are catering to a rapidly growing tourist market. This trip covers some of the highlights of Burma, traveling from Yangon and Pegu, at the mouth of the Irawaddy River, up to Inle Lake in Shan State, east to Pindaya; northeast to the Mandalay and the ancient kingdom of Amarapura. Then you turn south to Bagan, city of 5,000 pagodas; and Mt. Popa, home to the nats, before returning to Yangon. For beachgoers, from Yangon, there is an extension to Ngapali for a bit of R&R.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Myanmar, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February, November
  • FROM: $5,195.00
  • DURATION: 26 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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India Yoga and Cultural Adventure
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India Yoga and Cultural Adventure

Travel to India combining its quintessential sacred and historical sites of the north with an opportunity to relax, restore and reflect at a yoga resort at the Indian Ocean on the south coast. A perfect entree to the spiritual nature of India, begin your journey on the sublime beaches of Goa for a week at Ashiyana Retreat Center, located on the Mandrem River just footsteps to the ocean. This charming eco-retreat center was distinguished by Yoga Journal as a top-10 yoga retreat destination. Enjoy deep yoga practices in a beautiful yoga shala with time to relax on the beach, adventure into town and the local market, and have a massage or spa treatment. Newly transformed and visibly glowing you are then ready for a week of travel adventures to the north in India's Golden Triangle. We visit the most treasured sights of Delhi, the Taj Mahal and conclude our tour of India in Varanasi, the revered pilgrimage city on the Ganges where Hindus go to worship, bath and bury their kin to be close to Shiva.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations, Multisport Trips - Active Adventure Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: Contact us for availability
  • FROM: $3,265
  • DURATION: 14 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Classic China: Beijing, Pingyao, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai
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Classic China: Beijing, Pingyao, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai

 China's trains are a door to the culture and scenery of this fascinatingly diverse country. This journey is an opportunity to experience the historical legacy of China's great cities and towns.

Beginning in Beijing with the Forbidden City and Great Wall, you travel northeast to Pingyao, the best preserved of all of the walled cities, and Xian, famous for its terra cotta soldiers and Tang Dynasty relics. Leaving Xian, you will head to the rice fields of Longshen, the Li River and surrounding villages. Your journey ends in Shanghai, perhaps the most cosmopolitan of China's cities.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: China, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: May, October
  • FROM: $5,995.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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China & Myanmar: Yunnan To Yangon
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China & Myanmar: Yunnan To Yangon

A most unusual journey across borders and cultures. Beginning with a flight from Kunming to Lijang, you will explore the world of Naxi - the grottos of Shebaoshan, the homes of the Shaxi and the tie-dying village of Chouchen. After a drive to Dali, the world of the Vai, you will boat on Lake Erhai and wander this ancient city and its Old Town. Cross the border into Myanmar at Muse and travel through the Shan countryside. Visit more well-known towns of Myanmar - Mandalay with its crafts, markets and puppet shows, to Bagan, on the banks of the Irawaddy. Finish your trip in the magical city of Yangon, wandering the pagodas with the pilgrims and locals, dining at restaurants, enjoying the parks and shopping for treasures in the stores.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Myanmar, China, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: March, October, November
  • FROM: $8,795.00
  • DURATION: 20 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho
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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho

 A most unusual program combining Sikkim and Assam, with Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho and Kolkata. The journey combines visits to Panna National Park near Khajuraho and rarely visited Orang National Park in Assam.

Along the way, you search for Gangetic Dolphins, take boat rides on the Brahmaputra and Ganges Rivers - two of India's holiest rivers - wander sacred lakes and monasteries in Sikkim and enjoy the sacred rituals of Varanasi.

Then, of course, there are the people - tribal villagers in Assam, Buddhists in Sikkim, sadhus in Varanasi and many more!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: February, November
  • FROM: $6,295.00
  • DURATION: 16 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
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Ladakh: Trekking, Nomads and Festivals
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Ladakh: Trekking, Nomads and Festivals

 A mountainous area, surrounded by high hills of brown talus and snowy mountains that stand as sentinels in the sky, Ladakh lies to the northwest of the Indian sub-continent at altitudes of between 10,000 and 20,000 feet. The multicolored mountain ranges are ornamented with monasteries, temples, caves, castles, and stupas. The great river Indus flows through the middle of Ladakh and the capital Leh is at the center. 

This fascinating summer trek takes you over some of the magnificent passes and down into summer pastures covered with nomads and their yaks, pashmina goats and sheep. In July, you will also attend the Korzok Gustor Festival, where good and evil do battle.

The trek itself is not easy, crossing passes in some cases more than 17,000 feet high, and camping outside at altitudes of between 11,500 feet and 15,748 feet. On the other hand, it is an unforgettable, life-changing experience. 

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: July, August, September
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 16 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
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